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One dead as blaze damages Harrogate house

image captionThe fire service said the house was badly damaged
Investigations are under way after a house fire in North Yorkshire in which a man died.
Five fire appliances were sent to the house in Birch Grove, Harrogate, at about 0130 GMT on Thursday.
North Yorkshire Fire Service said the man was found in a first-floor room. He has not yet been identified.
North Yorkshire Police and North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service have started a joint investigation to establish the cause of the fire.
A fire service spokesman said crews remained at the scene.
He said the house was so badly damaged it would need to be shored up.